MOSCOW (AP) The Latest on Tuesday during a World Cup (all times local):
Mohamed Salah won and converted a chastisement for a satisfaction idea on his lapse from damage nonetheless Egypt’s initial World Cup in 28 years could be over in hardly 5 days after a second true loss.
Ahmed Fathi poked a turn into his possess net – for a fifth own-goal of a competition already – to put Russia brazen in a 47th. Then Denis Cheryshev and Artyom Dzyuba scored in discerning period to leave Russia on march for a feat that followed adult a 5-0 opening-night win over Saudi Arabia.
It was Cheryshev’s third idea of a World Cup, putting him tied with Cristiano Ronaldo atop a scoring charts.
Russia’s place in a turn of 16 will be hermetic if Uruguay wins or draws opposite a Saudis on Wednesday. Those dual scenarios would also discharge Egypt, that started with a 1-0 detriment to Uruguay.
Sepp Blatter says England should horde a World Cup again, ideally in a dilemma bid with British neighbors.
The former FIFA boss tells The Associated Press ”one day a World Cup should go behind for England, definitely. But they will not be alone.”
UEFA wants to benefaction a singular European devise in a contest. South America is proposing a three-way bid by Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay.
Blatter says: ”I consider with 3 there is a improved chance.”
Still, he asks: ”And what about Northern Ireland?” Its 18,000-capacity track in Belfast is too tiny for a World Cup.
– AP Sports Writer Graham Dunbar reported from Moscow.
Mohamed Salah has scored from a chastisement mark to revoke Russia’s lead over Egypt to 3-1.
Salah, personification for a initial time given he harmed his shoulder during final month’s Champions League final, kissed a turn before conflict it into a top-right dilemma in a 73rd notation for Egypt’s initial World Cup idea in 28 years.
Salah won a chastisement when he brought down by Roman Zobnin on a dilemma of a chastisement area.
The arbitrate primarily gave a giveaway flog nonetheless video examination positive him that a tainted occurred inside a chastisement area.
Goals from Denis Cheryshev and Artyom Dzyuba have given Russia a 3-0 lead over Egypt in St. Petersburg and have a hosts cruising toward a knockout stages.
Villarreal winger Cheryshev scored his third idea of a competition in a 59th notation off a low cranky from Mario Fernandes during a byline. That puts Cheryshev turn with Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo as a tip scorers of a tournament, nonetheless Ronaldo has played usually one game.
Dzyuba done it 3-0 usually 3 mins later, determining a turn on his chest and violence Ali Gabr before knocking a turn past Mohamed Elshanawy in a Egyptian goal. Dzyuba saluted a fans in celebration.
If Russia can flog Egypt, a horde republic will be all nonetheless positive of reaching a knockout stages.
– Associated Press author James Ellingworth reported from St. Petersburg.
Egypt captain Ahmed Fathi’s possess idea has given Russia a 1-0 lead in a 47th notation in St. Petersburg.
Fathi sprawled to forestall a pass from Roman Zobnin and stumbled, a turn entrance off his knee and rolling past a outstretched goalkeeper Mohamed Elshanawy.
It’s a fifth possess idea of this year’s World Cup – tied for second-most all-time in a singular World Cup notwithstanding it still being a initial week of a tournament. Five were also scored in 2014, and 6 were scored in 1998.
It was a second possess idea of a day after Poland’s Thiago Cionek put a turn into his team’s idea opposite Senegal.�
– Associated Press author James Ellingworth reported from St. Petersburg.
Russia and Egypt are goalless during halftime in their World Cup diversion in St. Petersburg.
Russia came tighten to scoring when Denis Cheryshev blazed a shot narrowly over a bar, while Mahmoud ”Trezeguet” Hassan and a returning Mohamed Salah shot far-reaching for Egypt.
Salah is personification for a initial time given he harmed his shoulder tangling with Sergio Ramos in final month’s Champions League final.
With thousands of entertaining Egyptians in a St. Petersburg Stadium, a diversion has felt during times some-more like a home diversion for Egypt than for Russia, whose fans finished a half chanting ”we need a goal.”
If Russia can acquire a second feat of a World Cup, it would be on a verge of subordinate for a knockout stages.�
– Associated Press author James Ellingworth reported from St. Petersburg.
Tunisia goalkeeper Moez Hassen has been ruled out of a World Cup after dislocating his left shoulder in a team’s 2-1 detriment to England on Monday night.
The organisation posted a damage refurbish on Twitter, observant Hassen was a ”victim of a dislocation” and a damage was ”very bad news for Tunisia.”
Hassen collided with England’s Jesse Lingard in a 5th notation in a compare during Volgograd. But he remained on a margin and even pulled off a excellent save – clawing divided John Stones‘ header from Ashley Young’s dilemma – before Harry Kane scored a opening idea for England.
Hassen was forced off in a 15th and transposed by Ben Mustapha.
The Tunisia patrol has returned to a World Cup training bottom in Moscow to ready for Saturday’s Group G diversion opposite Belgium.
Suspended former FIFA boss Sepp Blatter has arrived in Moscow for a World Cup revisit during a invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Blatter acted for photographs with people on his attainment during a five-star hotel downtown. The 82-year-old former FIFA boss is criminialized from executive football avocation until Oct 2021 for financial bungle during this 17-year rule.
This is Blatter’s initial open coming outward his internal Switzerland given Jul 2015 when a World Cup subordinate lift was conducted in St. Petersburg.
Blatter common a theatre that day with Putin and could accommodate with a Russian boss this week.
The FIFA anathema does not forestall Blatter attending games and he is approaching to see Portugal play Morocco on Wednesday during Luzhniki Stadium.
Senegal has beaten Poland 2-1 to turn a initial African organisation to win during this World Cup. Senegal got a first-half possess idea and a argumentative second-half measure by Mbaye Niang, who returned to a margin from diagnosis and raced to forestall a backpass to Poland goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny.
The Lions of Teranga, behind in soccer’s showcase for a initial time given 2002, went brazen in a 37th notation when Thiago Cionek’s attempted clearway of Idrissa Gueye’s shot wrong-footed Szczesny. Niang doubled a lead in a 60th.
Grzegorz Krychowiak’s, whose backpass led to Senegal’s second goal, headed in a giveaway flog in a 86th notation to finish Poland’s aria of 5 true scoreless World Cup openers.
Egypt’s lineup opposite Russia is unvaried solely for one rarely approaching change: a lapse of Mohamed Salah in attack.
The Premier League’s tip scorer adds some much-needed punch to an Egyptian conflict that struggled to bluster Uruguay in a 1-0 detriment Friday.
On a other side, Russia winger Denis Cheryshev has promoted to a starting lineup after scoring twice as a surrogate in Thursday’s tournament-opening 5-0 win over Saudi Arabia.
Russia: Igor Akinfeev, Mario Fernandes, Ilya Kutepov, Sergei Ignashevich, Denis Cheryshev, Yuri Gazinsky, Fyodor Smolov, Roman Zobnin, Alexander Golovin, Yuri Zhirkov, Alexander Samedov.
Senegal has scored again to take a 2-0 lead opposite Poland mid by a second half in Moscow.
Mbaye Niang rolled a turn into an dull net in a 60th notation after slicing between a Polish defender and onrushing goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny to collect a prolonged pass down a middle.
Niang had left off with an damage moments progressing and was authorised behind onto a representation during midfield usually in time to outrace a fullback to a ball. Szczesny speckled a risk before his fullback saw it and raced out of his box nonetheless couldn’t get there before Niang.
Senegal seized a lead in a initial half on an possess idea by defender Thiago Cionek. He was attempting to retard a shot from Idrissa Gueye nonetheless deflected it into a net. Szczesny had no chance.
Senegal leads Poland 1-0 during halftime in a lapse to a World Cup after a 37th-minute possess idea by defender Thiago Cionek.
Mbaye Niang went around Lukasz Piszczek on a side following a restart and centered to Sadio Mane. The Senegal midfielder upheld to Idrissa Gueye, who sent a right-foot shot from a arc toward Wojciech Szczesny’s distant post. Cionek, nearby a chastisement spot, carried his right leg and deflected a turn past a wrong-footed Szczesny.
In a half of few chances, Senegal outshot Poland 5-2, and a Poles had a slight possession edge. Both teams seemed shaken during a start in Senegal’s initial World Cup compare given 2002 and Poland’s initial given 1996.
Colombian thespian Maluma has had about $800,000 value of watches and other personal equipment stolen from his Moscow hotel while on a outing to support a Colombian organisation in a World Cup.
Russian news reports are quoting military as observant a equipment enclosed countless pieces of valuables and other belongings. They pronounced a burglar apparently got into Maluma’s room posing as his guest while a thespian was absent.
The waste were estimated during some-more than 50 million rubles (some $800,000). An executive examine is underneath way.
Maluma trafficked to Saransk on Tuesday where Japan flog Colombia 2-1.
World Cup games have captivated this year’s tip radio audiences in Russia and Britain.
FIFA says 18.05 million viewers watched Russia’s 5-0 win over Saudi Arabia live on Channel One in a World Cup opener. The assembly does not embody ”digital streaming or out-of-home viewing.”
A rise assembly of 18.3 million in Britain watched England’s 2-1 win over Tunisia on Monday, a BBC says – surpassing a numbers for final month’s stately wedding.
The British open broadcaster says it got a record sum of 3 million requests to tide a diversion on a website and apps.
The British assembly surfaced a Russian total notwithstanding carrying reduction than half a population.
The many heated observation figure was in Iceland for a World Cup debut. Iceland’s 1-1 lift with Argentina drew 99.6 percent of viewers who were examination TV on Saturday afternoon in a Nordic island.
The Argentina-Iceland diversion also had an normal assembly in China of 44.74 million viewers on CCTV5.
Neymar has left Brazil’s training event limping given of pain in his right ankle.
The Brazilian association fast changed to play down a border of a injury, however, observant it was usually a prevision and a actor would be behind during use on Wednesday.
The association says Neymar had been in pain given a team’s 1-1 opener opposite Switzerland, when he was constantly fouled.
Neymar limped as he walked divided from a margin in Sochi toward a sauce room, accompanied by a organisation doctor.
The initial member of Japan’s stately family to revisit Russia in some-more than a century got to declare an ancestral World Cup result.
Princess Hisako of Takamada was during Mordovia Arena in Saransk on Tuesday to see Japan flog Colombia 2-1. It was a initial time a organisation from Asia has beaten a South American competition during a soccer World Cup.
Princess Hisako will stay by Jun 26 and is approaching to attend Japan’s dual other group-stage matches opposite Senegal and Poland.
Her revisit is a initial such outing by a Japanese stately given 1916.
Russia and Japan have been sealed in a territorial feud over 4 doubtful islands, that a Soviet Union took during a finish of World War II. It has kept a dual nations from signing a assent covenant rigourously finale their hostilities.
Wojciech Szczesny was picked to start in idea over associate Arsenal castoff Lukasz Fabianski as Poland returned to a World Cup for a initial time in 12 years and non-stop opposite Senegal. Striker Robert Lewandowski was set to make his World Cup entrance for Poland, and Jakub Blaszczykowski his 100th ubiquitous appearance.
Forward Sadio Mane was creation his World Cup entrance for Senegal, that returned to a competition for a initial time given reaching a 2002 quarterfinals.
Poland: Wojciech Szczesny; Lukasz Piszczek, Michal Pazdan, Maciej Rybus, Lukasz Piszczek; Grzegorz Krychowiak, Piotr Zielinski, Jakub Blaszczykowski; Arkadiusz Milik, Robert Lewandowski
Senegal: Khadim N’Diaye; Moussa Wague, Kalidou Koulibaly, Youssouf Sabaly, Salif Sane; Idrissa Gueye, Alfred N’Diaye, Isma�la Sarr, M’Baye Niang; Sadio Mane, Mame Biram Diouf
Japan has beaten Colombia 2-1 to turn a initial organisation from Asia to flog a South American republic during a World Cup.
Colombia, quarterfinalists in Brazil 4 years ago, was reduced to 10 organisation early when midfielder Carlos Sanchez perceived a red label for doing a goal-bound shot in a third minute.
Shinji Kagawa slotted a following chastisement to give Japan a 1-0 lead and, after Columbia equalized in a 39th around Juan Quintero’s rolling nonetheless accurate giveaway kick, Yuya Osako clinched it with a header off Keisuke Honda’s dilemma flog in a 73rd.
Japan became usually a latest side to challenge what was ostensible to occur in this World Cup fasten Mexico, that dissapoint Germany, Switzerland, that rallied for a lift opposite Brazil, and Iceland, that had a lift opposite Argentina.
Yuya Osako creates it 2-1 for Japan opposite Colombia during 73 mins in Saransk, after a dilemma flog taken by Keisuke Honda.
The Japanese striker headed a turn inside Colombia’s goalkeeper David Ospina’s left post.
Colombia has been down to 10 organisation given defender Carlos Sanchez was sent off during 3 minutes.
In a 2014 World Cup, Japan mislaid 4-1 to Colombia in organisation stage.
Colombia’s star midfielder James Rodriguez, a tip idea scorer of a 2014 World Cup, has been brought into a compare opposite Japan after 59 minutes.
Quintero scored Colombia’s idea in a 39th notation after a low giveaway flog that flog Japan goalie Eiji Kawashima.
Japan non-stop a measure during 6 mins with Shinji Kagawa from a chastisement spot.
Rodriguez is one of Colombia’s categorical hopes to during slightest equal their debate 4 years ago, when a organisation reached a quarterfinals.
He will now try to assistance Colombia overcome a separator of being down to 10 organisation after Carlos Sanchez was sent off during 3 minutes.
Colombia’s Carlos Sanchez has a mark in a World Cup record books that he substantially doesn’t want.
Sanchez was released a second-quickest red label in competition story Tuesday, removing sent off usually 3 mins into Colombia’s opening compare opposite Japan. Referee Damir Skomina of Slovenia done a preference after Sanchez stranded out his arm to stop a shot that looked firm for a Colombian net during a Mordovia Arena in Saransk.
Shinji Kagawa converted a chastisement to give Japan a lead, nonetheless 10-men Colombia intended a measure in a 39th notation with a giveaway flog by Juan Quintero .
The quickest red label record still belongs to Uruguay’s Jose Batista in a 1986 World Cup. He was sent off a notation into a goalless lift opposite Scotland for a oppressive tackle on Gordon Strachan.
– Associated Press author Mauricio Savarese reported from Saransk.
It’s 1-1 in a World Cup diversion between Colombia and Japan after a thespian initial half. Japan defied expectations by holding an early lead over vaunted Colombia, that managed to equate in a 39th notwithstanding being a male down given a opening 3 minutes.
Juan Quintero’s rolling nonetheless well-place giveaway flog from usually outward a chastisement area sneaked inside a post, usually past a outstretched palm of diving Japan goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima.
Japan had a lead before 6 mins had elapsed, interjection to a defensive relapse that gave Japan dual earnest shots on goal.
David Ospina blocked a initial while charging out of a net, holding him out of position for a rebound.
Carlos Sanchez attempted to retard a second, nonetheless committed a palm turn in a chastisement area. Slovenian arbitrate Damir Skomina did not demur to lift out a red card, definition Sanchez was out for a residue of Colombia’s World Cup opener and a subsequent diversion opposite Poland.
Japan capitalized on Shinji Kagawa’s chastisement shot, slotted clean inside a right post.
The initial red label of a competition has been awarded opposite Colombia midfielder Carlos Sanchez for doing a goal-bound shot in a area in a third notation opposite Japan. Shinji Kagawa slotted a following chastisement to give Japan an early 1-0 lead in a World Cup Group H game. More than 10,000 Colombian fans during a track jeered.
Four years ago Japan was beaten 4-1 by Colombia also during organisation theatre in Brazil.
Minutes earlier, a kick-off was behind after a teams had to switch directions.
A highway has flooded outward a designated World Cup hotel in Nizhny Novgorod, withdrawal cars half-submerged and forcing internal residents to wade knee-deep by a water.
The flood, that followed a sleet showering in a executive Russian city, abated shortly after.
The inundate outward a Hampton by Hilton hotel, a designated media hotel for a tournament, also brought internal news reporters to a scene. One radio cameraman private his trousers and waded by a H2O in his underwear while filming. A hotel staff member also had to get by a H2O to collect security from his parked car.
Nizhny Novgorod, about 400 milometers (250 miles) easterly of Moscow, will horde 4 organisation games, one round-of-16 diversion and a quarterfinal during a World Cup. The Hampton by Hilton is on a other side of a city to a World Cup stadium.
Colombia manager Jose Pekerman has comparison not to start aggressive midfielder James Rodriguez in a starting lineup for a side’s World Cup opener opposite Japan.
The 26-year-old was a tip scorer of a 2014 World Cup in Brazil with 6 goals in 5 matches. But a Bayern Munich actor has been hampered newly by a left calf injury.
Also forsaken was defender Yerry Mina, who had been a buttress in a lineup during subordinate nonetheless has not been a unchanging for Barcelona.
American Mark Geiger has been comparison to arbitrate Wednesday’s World Cup compare between Portugal and Morocco.
Geiger becomes a second American to arbitrate during dual World Cups after David Socha in 1982 and 1986.
A 43-year-old from Beachwood, New Jersey, Geiger worked 3 games in Brazil 4 years ago, apropos a initial American to arbitrate a knockout theatre compare when he officiated France’s 2-0 win over Nigeria in a turn of 16.
Geiger was a Video Assistant Referee for final weekend’s diversion between Argentina and Iceland.
The U.S. is a usually republic with dual referees during a World Cup. Jair Murrufo has not nonetheless been reserved a match.
Officials contend an engine of a Russian craft carrying a Saudi Arabia organisation to a World Cup horde city held glow during landing.
Russia’s sovereign organisation for atmosphere trade says in a matter that a Airbus aeroplane drifting from St. Petersburg to a southern city of Rostov-on-Don landed safely Monday night and did not need any puncture procedures.
Tuesday’s matter says a newcomer craft landed with both of a engines operative and a passengers disembarked normally. An review into a occurrence has begun.
The Saudi Arabian Football Federation posted cinema of a players exiting a devise on Monday night and a matter on Twitter observant it ”would like to encourage everybody that all a Saudi inhabitant organisation players are safe, after a technical disaster in one of a aeroplane engines that has usually landed in Rostov-on-Don airport, and now they’re streamer to their chateau safely.”
The Saudis were beaten 5-0 by Russia in a World Cup opener in Moscow final week and play Uruguay in Rostov-on-Don on Wednesday.
Brazil’s jailed former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has done his entrance as a football pundit.
Behind bars, he wrote a mainstay for Worker’s Party TV on Monday criticizing Brazil’s opening in a 1-1 lift opposite Switzerland during a World Cup
”Qualifying is one thing. The World Cup is different,” da Silva wrote. ”Switzerland was clever in defense, personification rough, and didn’t concede Brazil to perform. They also stopped Neymar by fouling him again and again.”
Da Silva, who started portion a 12-year judgment for crime in April, can still interest his conviction, that he calls politically fabricated.
Da Silva also pronounced ”the initial week of a World Cup proves Germany is not unbeatable and, among a tip players, usually Cristiano Ronaldo valid his value.”
Senegal President Macky Sall is in Russia and will attend his country’s World Cup diversion opposite Poland in Moscow.
Senegal is returning to a World Cup for a initial time given a stirring run to a quarterfinals on a competition entrance in Japan and South Korea in 2002.
The president’s bureau says Sall will watch Senegal play Poland during Spartak Stadium on Tuesday during a three-day revisit to Russia . He’ll also reason meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Sall was invited to a World Cup by FIFA secretary ubiquitous Fatma Samoura, who is from Senegal.
Senegal is Africa’s final possibility of removing a win in a initial bombardment of games during a World Cup. Egypt (1-0 to Uruguay), Morocco (1-0 to Iran), Nigeria (2-0 to Croatia) and Tunisia (2-1 to England) all mislaid their organisation openers.
The object on a initial red label was corrected to uncover a chastisement was awarded in a 3rd minute.
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